(Tips) Designer Resume Writing Tips

Designer Resume Writing Tips


Designer Resume Template

Contact Information :

1. Full name
2. Campus and permanent addresses
3. Telephone numbers
4. Email address

Objective : A concise statement in your resume that tells the reader about your career goals and/or expresses interest in a specific job or vacancy. Your objective may include:

  • A general or specific job title such as an entry-level position, graphic designer.

  • Any qualifications you wish to state up front such as computer competencies, years of experience, education, or skills such as management, organization, communication, or leadership.

For example ?Available as a contractor or subcontractor for website design projects of any size and complexity.?

Summary of Qualifications : This section is recommended for the experienced professionals. In this section present your value proposition ? a narrative statement of the main reasons you should be called for an interview. For example

?15 years of USA experience in Architecture and 15 years of Europe experience in Architecture and Interior Design with the last 5 years managing own Graphic and Web Design business in California. Demonstrated expertise providing effective on-line and print solutions for small businesses. Graphic artist, award-wining multimedia web site designer and programmer. Conceptual thinker, possessing high work ethic and standards.?

Education : In reverse chronological order required information includes:

1. Degree(s) and major
2. Date of graduation (month and year)
3. Universities you attended
4. Location of universities (city and state)
5. Any certifications of licenses related to your degree

Experience : List the most recent first.

1. Job title
2. Employer name and location (city and state)
3. Dates of employment
4. Active description of your responsibilities and accomplishments

Activities : You may want to list your significant student and community activities including organizations, clubs, student government, athletics, and professional affiliations. You may use action verbs to describe your responsibilities and accomplishmentsjust as you did in the Experience section. section.

Special Skills : Most typically includes computer and language skills. May also include job specific skills of any sort:

  • Computer skills: List languages, systems, and programs

  • Language skills: Specify language and your level of proficiency

Awards and Honors : List significant awards or honors only (optional).

Highlight your skills and characteristics on the resume like Honest, Dependable, Excellent interpersonal skills, Team oriented, Organised, Manage time well, Work well under pressure, Flexible, Quick learner, Leadership skills, Enthusiastic Assertive, Friendly Presentation skills, Sincere, Thorough Tactful etc..